Defense Ministry says Russian air defense shot down six Ukrainian drones in one day
Russian air defense (AD) systems shot down six unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in Ukraine. On Saturday, May 14, the official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry, Major General Igor Konashenkov, told reporters.
According to him, the drones were destroyed in the area of the Ukrainian village of Russkaya Lozovaya, the village of Pitomnik, the city of Izyum, and also on the island of Zmeiny.
In addition, according to the Defense Ministry, a Ukrainian Tochka-U ballistic missile was intercepted near the village of Khleborob, and three rockets from the Smerch multiple launch rocket system were intercepted near the village of Kamenka, Kharkiv region.
Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry showed a video of the destruction of a pontoon crossing and a unit of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) in Seversky Donets. It was noted that part of the armored vehicles was seized by Russian military personnel.
The start of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine became known on February 24. In a speech to his fellow citizens, President Vladimir Putin explained that Moscow was forced to take such measures because of the difficult situation in Donbass.
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